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Proizd Island

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Proizd Island is a small island in the Adriatic Sea, near the town of Vela Luka on the island of Korčula. It is a popular destination for tourists who want to enjoy its pristine nature, crystal clear water and secluded beaches. Proizd Island is also known as the Island of Love, because of its romantic atmosphere and stunning sunsets.

To visit Proizd Island, you need to buy a ticket at the tourist office in Vela Luka or at the port. The ticket costs 40 kuna (about 5 euros) and includes a round-trip boat ride and an entrance fee to the island. The boat departs from Vela Luka at 10:00, 11:30 and 13:00, and returns from Proizd Island at 16:00, 17:30 and 19:00. The boat ride takes about 30 minutes each way. You can visit Proizd Island every day from June to September, and on weekends in May and October.

On Proizd Island, you can explore four pebbly beaches, each with a different color of sand and sea. The most famous beach is Bili Bok, which has white sand and turquoise water. The other beaches are Donji Bok, Srednji Bok and Gornji Bok, which have pink, green and blue hues respectively. You can also hike along the trails that connect the beaches and offer panoramic views of the surrounding islands.

Some tips for visiting Proizd Island are:

  • Bring your own food and drinks, as there are no shops or restaurants on the island. There is only one bar that sells refreshments and snacks.
  • Bring your own sun protection, as there is no shade on the beaches or the trails.
  • Bring your own snorkeling gear, as the water is very clear and rich in marine life.
  • Respect the nature and the rules of the island. Do not litter, make noise or disturb the wildlife. Prohibitions include camping, fishing, hunting, lighting fires and picking plants.

Proizd Island is a perfect place to relax, swim and enjoy the beauty of the Croatian coast. You can also join one of the guided tours that are organized by local agencies or operators. They offer various activities such as kayaking, sailing, diving and cycling around the island. You can also rent a boat or a jet ski and explore the nearby bays and coves. Proizd Island is a hidden gem that will make you fall in love with Croatia.

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